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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Reefin' Dude
sorry, it is not the coils. it is the injectors...

sorry, it is not the coils. it is the injectors that need the ECU reprogrammed when they are replaced.

G~
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Reefin' Dude
don't you need to program the ECU for the new new...

don't you need to program the ECU for the new new ID's on the coils? i thought it was not as simple as just swapping out the coils like in the e39.

G~
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i think the answer; is it depends. the ER one i...

i think the answer; is it depends. the ER one i believe would have fit just fine if i was not going with the stock airbox. i do think the extra room around the oil filter is nice on the ER.

G~
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i just got a ER charge pipe. it was not correct...

i just got a ER charge pipe. it was not correct at all. the BV outlets were in the wrong place. i sent them the old one back and they are sending me a new one after looking at the pictures i took of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i replaced the front left axle and the sound is...

i replaced the front left axle and the sound is gone. it was the play in the axle that was causing the noise. replacing the axle is not that bad of a job. i used Pelicanparts.com DIY for reference. i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i believe there is more than one Georgia. ;) ...

i believe there is more than one Georgia. ;)

the adjusters inside the lenses break over time. i expect (but do not know) that the adjuster you have uses the same mechanism that the auto leveling...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Reefin' Dude
my rear button had a small piece of plastic break...

my rear button had a small piece of plastic break off in it. the button would not push. it definitely felt "wrong". took the piece of plastic out and all was good.

if the system was that low on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i was able to get my son to wiggle the drive...

i was able to get my son to wiggle the drive shaft while i was in the car to see if it is the sound i keep hearing while driving, and it sure matched it. i am in the process of hunting down a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Reefin' Dude
The right side front drive axle does not move at...

The right side front drive axle does not move at all when i pull on it, whether it is on the ground or not. the left side moves about 2mm, whether the car is on the ground or not. it is not hard to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Reefin' Dude
Front Drive Axle play

I am trying to figure out a minor clunk sound coming from the front of the vehicle. I am pretty sure it is from the front left drive axle. It has just a little bit of play. I can move it about 2mm in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i had a bad speed ring in a rear bearing once. i...

i had a bad speed ring in a rear bearing once. i had to replace the bearing. i checked error codes and bought some new speed sensors to zero in on the problem. i did not want to go through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,040
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i went with Evans coolant in my e39 so i would...

i went with Evans coolant in my e39 so i would not have to worry about pressure build up in the system.

G~
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By Reefin' Dude
sorry, thread revival. not much info for us...

sorry, thread revival. not much info for us E61'ers and this thread is a gold mine.



i am also looking for spacers for my 08 e61 xi. your stockers were the 17" not the Style 124 18" correct? I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Reefin' Dude
the problem is that most of the profiles one...

the problem is that most of the profiles one finds on the web are for the older version of NCSExpert. if you know how to create your own working profile you do not have to worry about what version...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Reefin' Dude
sorry about that. not sure why the link did not...

sorry about that. not sure why the link did not work.

here is the link (http://forums.*********.co.uk/showthread.php?t=29137) again. this link will explain how to create your own profiles.

G~...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Reefin' Dude
what model e60/61 do you have? have you...

what model e60/61 do you have?

have you looked to see if there is oil leaking out of the Mechatronics Seal?

G~
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Reefin' Dude
confused? do you need NCSExpert or do you need...

confused? do you need NCSExpert or do you need the profiles? all can be found online searching through various programming threads. the links change, so the ones i have linked may not work for you. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Reefin' Dude
programming is not that bad. get yourself a Win7...

programming is not that bad. get yourself a Win7 laptop and get yourself the cable and software from eBay.

BMW K-CAN D-CAN OBD2 USB Cable FTDI Chip + BMW Tools Package INPA EDIABAS NC

that is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Reefin' Dude
i did not have to program my eBay MULF2. i think...

i did not have to program my eBay MULF2. i think you only need to program if the vehicle did not come with the MULF2 originally. Mine was removed by the PO. i am assumed because of water issues.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Reefin' Dude
realoem.com is for checking part numbers and...

realoem.com is for checking part numbers and seeing which parts were common across models.

sites like bimmer.work and bmwvin.com decode the VIN and give you the options of the vehicle when new. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Reefin' Dude
pull up the VIN on one of the VIN decoders and...

pull up the VIN on one of the VIN decoders and see if the Sport option is listed. you can option in for comfort seats, which would remove the sport seats if the vehicle had the sport option.

G~
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Reefin' Dude
As far as i know. no 3rd party radio solution has...

As far as i know. no 3rd party radio solution has an interface with the OBC for resetting consumption. in order to maintain this functionality one needs to retain the MID. most reroute it into the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Reefin' Dude
it is a relatively easy retrofit for the LCI...

it is a relatively easy retrofit for the LCI cars. a few parts and coding the option in the VO. i will be doing mine as soon as i can find the proper steering wheel for the options i have on the car....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By Reefin' Dude
when looking for my E61 HUD was a must. i am not...

when looking for my E61 HUD was a must. i am not sure how, but for some reason the way i need to have the seat and the steering wheel the steering wheel completely blocks the top half of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Reefin' Dude
sell the 530i and get yourself a 540 touring...

sell the 530i and get yourself a 540 touring manual while over there and then ship it back. more room for the family and the 540 manual touring was never sold over here.

G~
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